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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
See doc.: This amount of blood is significant and needs explanation with a cxr to start.
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Dr. David Fertel
35 years experience Vascular Surgery
He needs to see hi d: He needs to be seen by his doctor.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hemoptysis: is not normal to cough up blood. Reasons for hemoptysis include blood clot to the lungs pneumonia bronchitis bleeding problems. are you perhaps taking ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
The most: Common cause of hemoptysis (coughing up blood) is bronchitis (infection of airways). If it was self limited then things are probably ok. If this happe ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Venous thrombosis: can be lethal if the the blood clot in the vein travels to the heart, lungs or brain. Please get a second opinion. Coughing up blood ( hemoptysis) is ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Coughing: Pneumonia, tuberculosis etc... Can present like that, go see a doctor as soon as possible.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Emergency room: Please have a chest image, bronchoscopy and have an admission to the hospital. Please call your PCP and go to the Emergency room. You may have a mass ... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Absolutely possible: The only way to get a definitive diagnosis is to get a biopsy and look at the tissue under the microscope. If it is in a single lobe it may be best t ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Not uncommon. Just keep an eye on how much blood you cough up. It should slow down as the bloody nose has stopped. If you continue coughing up blood, ... Read More

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